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# Leak

Last year
# Sabotage
Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
The UN Security Council is due to hold an emergency meeting on the leaks later today.
# Investigation
Garda file on leaking of GP contract by Tánaiste sent to Director of Public Prosecutions
The issue was upgraded to a criminal investigation in March 2021.
All time
# Leak
Leo Varadkar says he 'isn't distracted' from his job and rejects suggestion he should step aside
The Tánaiste is under pressure as a result of the garda investigation into his leaking of a document.
# Unhappy
Dean Smith to investigate Jack Grealish leak
Aston Villa were without their star man against Leicester due to a shin injury.
# burials
Varadkar supports investigation into 'disrespectful' leak of mother and baby home information
“I think it was very disrespectful the fact that elements of it were leaked and appeared in a Sunday paper,” the Tánaiste said.
# short cut
Leo Varadkar apologises for 'errors of judgement', says he is 'not close friends' with Dr Ó Tuathail
The Tánaiste is facing questions from TDs on the controversy.
# not best practice
Taoiseach says he has confidence in Leo Varadkar, says no laws were broken
The Taoiseach said it was not best practice and was inappropriate to share a document of this kind in that way with the NAGP.
# Data Breach
Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online
It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.
# leaking
Explainer: Why a former British minister is 'swearing on his children's lives' over latest scandal
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the latest scandal to rock the British government.
# Rain Rain Go Away
'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak
The House of Commons press office said the leak was “urgently dealt with and has now been isolated”.
# Abortion
Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH
Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is very concerned about the alleged case, and has launched an investigation.
# Cancer
'I woke up to a whitewash': Vicky Phelan hits out at leaking of CervicalCheck review
“Information continues to be withheld from women and I will continue to fight back.”
# Brexit
Brexit will be bad for UK under any scenario - report
The economic impact assessment showed growth would be lower under a range of potential scenarios.
# Mass Grave
Report sets out five options of what could happen at Tuam
The report said it would be particularly difficult to identify “commingled remains” and the remains of children under two.
# Clemency
Obama 'considering reducing Chelsea Manning's prison sentence'
She has served seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material.
# Leak
Patients at St James's unable to have water with tablets due to leak
Staff are currently being advised to limit showers and bathing for patients.
Kim Kardashian just used Snapchat to call Taylor Swift out on her 'lies'
Celebrity rows have just peaked.
# Privacy
GSOC says details of Clare Daly's arrest were leaked by gardaí - but no one will be punished
Daly was arrested in 2013 after a breathalyser failed to register a reading, but was later cleared.
# Panama Papers
The largest leak of financial data ever shows how world leaders - and Lionel Messi - are hiding their wealth
The records come from a little-known law firm based in Panama called Mossack Fonseca.
# Cheaters
These are the countries that care most and least about cheating
It’s really not that big a deal in France.
# Leak
Gardaí investigating how media knew about Jobstown charges before Paul Murphy did
The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has complained to the DPP and GSOC.
# Leak
Manny Pacquiao thinks a mole in his camp gave Mayweather important inside information
The Filipino says that Mayweather was aware that he had an injured shoulder.
# Data dump
Wikileaks has published thousands of leaked Sony emails
And it’s all in a searchable archive. Handy.
# Leak
'Islamic State' calls for attacks on US soldiers as names and addresses published
However, security sources believe the information was already in the public domain.
# sealed off
Evacuation on ISS after toxic leak alarm sounds, all astronauts safe
Nasa says the no leak has yet been confirmed.
# more headaches
Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak
Two former employees are filing the lawsuit on behalf of others in a similar situation, and described the leaks as ‘an epic nightmare.’
# University of Limerick
Data breach made student grant applications visible on website
The grant applications included bank account information and details of parents’ incomes.
David Hall: What New Beginning is doing has been an abysmal failure before
The mortgage debt advocate has slammed the planned mortgage-to-rent scheme.
# Leak
REVEALED: Apple's new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes
Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.
# Security concerns
Dropbox distances itself from claims that 7 million accounts were hacked
The cloud-storage service issued a statement, saying it wasn’t hacked and that usernames and passwords were stolen from other services.
# Data Breach
Biggest US bank reveals 76 million customers were hacked
User contact information, like names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses, was compromised.
# j-law
Thinking of looking at those J-Law nude pics? Here's why you shouldn't
For her eyes only.
# Leaks
People are going door-to-door offering to tamper with gas meters
It’s very dangerous warns Bord Gáis Networks.
# Security
Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks
The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.
# danger
Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'
A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.
# Security Breach
20 million South Koreans affected by country's largest-ever data theft
More than 1.15 million people have canceled or requested new credit cards after financial regulators announced the data theft.
# Nuclear
Japan upgrades Fukushima leak to highest level in two years
Japan is worried about its international reputation following the leak.
# Anglo Tapes
Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes
The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson has said while release of the tapes is in the public interest there are questions to answer about how they got to the Irish Independent.
# Information
Data Protection Commissioner 'not surprised' by US surveillance programme
Billy Hawkes said that his concern might be that there would be an abuse of powers that have been granted for legitimate reasons.